Future research needed to investigate link between plant-based food intake, CRC

A plant-based diet rich in whole grains, vegetable and legumes was associated with a reduced risk for colorectal cancer in a multiethnic cohort of men but varied by race, ethnicity and site of tumor, according to research in BMC Medicine.“Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide and the risk of developing colorectal cancer over a lifetime is one in 23 for men and one in 25 for women,” Jihye Kim, of the department of genetics and biotechnology at Kyung Hee University in South Korea, told Healio. “Although previous research has suggested that plant-basedRead More

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